Lot 81214
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Sep) “OHBMS Mafia” in Circle and “G. R / POST / MAFIA” Overprint on GEA Fiscals
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Price realised
4’800 GBP
3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1915 (Sept) 27 pesa vermilion to 25h grey, complete set of six values with bluish green overprint and further type M4 overprint in violet, on an OHMS envelope addressed to London. The 27 pesa has been struck twice – both INVERTED, lifted and replaced, the type M4 handstamp has been struck after the stamps were put on the envelope, very fine an rare Provenance: Danson, lot 1520, Robson Lowe auction May 1971 Expertise: Cert. Holcombe (1995)
Catalogue reference: M27-32